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P M PRIDE - Starting Pics and Measurements - 1st report 9/6
Monday, September 05, 2011      12 comments

9/5 Day before challenge starts ... Read more
Week 3, day 1 C25K training
Monday, September 05, 2011      2 comments

After reading how other people are doing on their training, I decided that maybe I was trying to fun too fast. Some people described their jog as more of a shuffle, and e... Read more
Saturday, September 03, 2011      4 comments

I think my couch potato to 5K training may take twice as long as the plan, but after 2 weeks I can already see an improvement. I have doubled the distance that I am jogging, and I am not going to complain about my time because I AM DOING IT!! ... Read more
Wonderful Day in the Sun
Friday, September 02, 2011      4 comments

Today we took a wonderful short road trip with the dogs. The sun was nice, but not too hot and we were able to go to Point No Point in WA state and walk along the beach an... Read more
An Evening Walk in Port Orchard, WA
Sunday, August 28, 2011      4 comments

Sometimes an evening walk can be truly magical. We had one of those the other night. As the sun was setting behind the Olympics, we could see the background of boats sai... Read more
Thursday 8/25/2011 - Feeling Very Motivated
Thursday, August 25, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I finished all my tasks on my list plus took a long walk with the dogs in the evening. I realized I can never catch up with all my favorite blogs on Spark, so I just have to be happy to hit the ones I can. On the drive to work to... Read more
Back To Work
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      5 comments

I have had one week off from work and today I start back to work. I am going to take this opportunity to: 1. exercise early - already done 2. clean out the refrigerator from all foods left over from company being here 3. go grocery ... Read more
Monday, August 22, 2011      6 comments

It wasn't that I thought that emotionally I wouldn't survive the party. You see in my family the get togethers are all about the food. But this time I planned a healthy menu of all of my favorite foods and guess what? It was fantastic. We ha... Read more
Developing My Positive Self Talk
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      7 comments

emoticon ... Read more
Monday, August 15, 2011      6 comments

emoticon By night time eating I don't mean snacking or eating before going to bed. I mean waking up at 3 or... Read more
Emotional Eating -THE GAME PLAN- Please Add Your Opinions
Friday, August 12, 2011      7 comments

So because I know my biggest challenge is emotional eating, I am really focusing on ways to control my urges. In the past I have tried everything that I could think of - some of these being: 1. Never allowing myself the food that make me fall... Read more
My Secret Fears
Thursday, August 11, 2011      6 comments

I know I have a lot of them. Those secret fears that we don't want to talk about with anyone. Sometimes mine are so secret that even I don't know them - do you know what I mean? All of a sudden they just jump out and feel crippling. Tod... Read more
Welcome to the World Baby Anna
Sunday, August 07, 2011      6 comments

My first grandbaby was born 3 weeks ago and she is healthy and beautiful. I think she is another fantastic reason to recommit to taking care of myself. Welcome to the world... Read more
The Catch Up Blog
Saturday, August 06, 2011      3 comments

Gosh, I have been MIA since the end of January. I am happy to come back here and find this beautiful picture to remind me of where I was in January before (let's just say for lack of a better description) ALL HELL BROKE LOOSE. Well, I kn... Read more
Stressful Life Situations
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      7 comments

For the past month I have been dealing with a very stressful family situation. It isn't one of those things that has an easy solution. So just like living with a job loss, or someone with a dreaded disease, life just has to go on. Everyday I ... Read more

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